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Alfonso Rivera


1228 articles available in total starting from 16/11/2007. Last article published on 09/04/2021.

Javier Rey and Paz Vega toplining The House of Snails

Javier Rey and Paz Vega toplining The House of Snails

The feature debut by Macarena Astorga, now in post-production, is a psychological thriller with a cast rounded off by Pedro Casablanc, Elvira Mínguez, Jesús Carroza and Fernando Tejero  

24/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/Mexico/Peru/USA

The most daring titles showcased at the fifth Ibizacinefest

The most daring titles showcased at the fifth Ibizacinefest

The Ibiza International Independent Film Festival is once again putting its faith in risky, original and experimental cinema, this time via Filmin from 26 February-7 March  

23/02 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Filmin also tries its hand at series production

Filmin also tries its hand at series production

Coming on the heels of various films supported by the streaming platform, Doctor Portuondo, directed by Carlo Padial, will be the first series to bear the “Filmin original” hallmark  

23/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

Avelina Prat makes her feature debut with the co-production Vasil

Avelina Prat makes her feature debut with the co-production Vasil

The film, currently being shot in Valencia, stars Spanish actors such as Karra Elejalde, Susi Sánchez and Alexandra Jiménez alongside Bulgarian thesps like Ivan Barnev  

22/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/Bulgaria

Blanca Portillo to play Maixabel for Icíar Bollaín

Blanca Portillo to play Maixabel for Icíar Bollaín

Luis Tosar also stars in this film currently being shot in Northern Spain, which reconstructs the true story of the widow of a politician assassinated by terrorist group ETA  

19/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

Luis Tosar toplining Proyecto Emperador

Luis Tosar toplining Proyecto Emperador

The Galician actor tops the bill of the new film by Jorge Coira, who releases the second season of his series Hierro on Friday 19 February  

18/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

Israel González wraps principal photography on La vida que no es nuestra

Israel González wraps principal photography on La vida que no es nuestra

January saw the start of the shoot for this social drama set on the streets of Madrid, which evokes the spirit of Spanish small-time crime flicks  

18/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

Series review: Hierro

Series review: Hierro

The mighty Candela Peña rules the roost again in the second season of this series set on the titular Canary Island, as she plays a judge with ironclad principles  

18/02 | Series | Reviews | Spain/France

Jaime Rosales shooting the life-affirming Girasoles silvestres

Jaime Rosales shooting the life-affirming Girasoles silvestres

The filmmaker is directing Anna Castillo and Oriol Pla in an optimistic, passionate and intense story that unfolds in various settings in Catalonia and the city of Melilla  

17/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/France

Jorge Coira • Director of Hierro

Interview: Jorge Coira • Director of Hierro

“Justice is far from perfect”

The Galician filmmaker returned to the titular Canary Island, which won the Award for Best European Film Location in 2019, in order to shoot season two of his series starring Candela Peña  

16/02 | /Spain/France

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